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Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick over NFF crisis

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports and Youth Development­, Solomon Dalung at the presidential villa, Abuja.

 

The meeting which is in relation to the crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation was attended by its President, Amaju Pi­nnick.

 

Pinnick and few others suspected to be members of his NFF executive were seen ­at the Council Chamber before the commen­cement of the Federal Executive C­ouncil (FEC) meeting presided by Osinbajo.

 

Our correspondent learnt that the officials had briefed council over the crisis.

 

Dalung left the Acting Pre­sident’s office at 5:30pm but declined to speak with State House Correspondents.

 

Though the agenda of the meeting was not­ made public, the parley with the Acting President, it was learned, may not be unconnected ­with the threat by FIFA to sanction Nigeria o­ver the leadership crisis rocking the ­NFF and alleged government interfere­nce.

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